Fraser can’t help himself… again

What is it with Giles Fraser, comment writer for the Church Times? Why is it that he consistently makes up a new religion for himself and calls it “Christianity”? His latest this week is a classic example. Moaning on about the recent CEEC Covenant Fraser accuses evangelicals of wanting a “new new testament”. Nasty us. […]

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can you spot what Cranmer noticed?

check this one out. Here’s a recent Playmobil set – a nativity scene. Now, take a careful look at the whole thing and see if you can spot something that isn’t quite right… Got it? Now pop along to Archbishop Cranmer (the contemporary UK blogger, not the dude after which this blog is named) to […]

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New Life Church handle things well

The Board of Overseers who have looked into the events surrounding Ted Haggard have issued a press release. It is nothing but impressive for both its clarity and compassion. We, the Overseer Board of New Life Church, have concluded our deliberations concerning the moral failings of Pastor Ted Haggard. Our investigation and Pastor Haggard’s public […]

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How to handle public sin

In all the interest about Ted Haggard’s resignation I’ve been really impressed with the way that the leadership of his church and the National Association of Evangelicals have handled it. New Life Church, where Haggard was senior pastor, issued a press release. Here’s some of what they said: Under the governing structure of New Life […]

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how well did the North Korean test really go?

(apologies for the use of the word “crap” in 2 quotes) It’s beginning to look as though the North Korean test was a bit of a failure. In all the (quite proper) outrage at the incident it seems that things went a bit wrong. The explosion was picked up by seismic recording stations around the […]

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Those crazy fundamentalists at it again…

This story is increasingly amazing… Amish Mourn Gunman in School Rampage Charles Carl Roberts IV, 32, was buried in his wife’s family plot behind a small Methodist church, a few miles from the one-room schoolhouse he stormed Monday. His wife, Marie, and their three small children looked on as Roberts was buried beside the pink, […]

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